Author Archives: Cassandra Popescu

About Cassandra Popescu

Cassandra is a writer and photographer based in Toronto, Ontario. In 2015, she picked up a camera and dove into concert photography. Since then, she has covered events like Festival d'été de Québec, Wayhome, Toronto Urban Roots Festival, Field Trip, Canadian Music Week, NXNE, and many more.
Aurora performing live in Toronto

AURORA Lights Up History in Toronto

AURORA brought her ethereal pop performance to History in Toronto as part of the Gods We Can Touch Tour on May 29, 2022. Released in January 2022, the LP is an otherworldly, expressive album that draws you in to mystical…

Press photo for Mauvey. Mauvey is sitting in front of a purple backdrop with purple face paint on his face.

Mauvey Releases Empowering New Single ‘The King’

Following the release of his 2021 mixtape, The Florist, Mauvey continues his message of distributing love with The King, an inspiring and uplifting track championing equality and respect for each other. “Throughout history ‘Kings’ (men) have been the most important people, the…

DJ Shub and Snotty Nose Rez Kids performs "War Club", "Rebirth" and "Uncle Rico". JUNO Award Broadcast. Budweiser Stage, Toronto, On. May 15, 2022. Photo: iPhoto/CARAS JABRD_732

The JUNO Awards Make a Celebratory Return to Toronto

They don’t call it Canada’s biggest night in music for no reason. The 51st Annual JUNO Awards made its return to Toronto, live and in-person, for a truly exhilarating show on May 15, 2022. Leading up to the big finale,…

Gang of Youths performing at Danforth Music Hall in Toronto

Gang of Youths Live at the Danforth Music Hall

Australian rock group Gang of Youths shook the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto on May 6, 2022. I had first heard about Gang of Youths from a number of music-savvy friends, so I was excited to finally have the opportunity…

mxmtoon performing at The Danforth Music Hall in Toronto

A Night Out with Your Best Friend mxmtoon

Multi-talented singer/songwriter mxmtoon hit the stage at Danforth Music Hall in Toronto on May 4, 2022, as part of the Rising tour, supporting the release of her forthcoming album (out May 20). mxmtoon crafts relatable pop songs with clever, honest…

Hovvdy performing live at the Baby G in Toronto

Photos: Hovvdy at Baby G in Toronto

Hailing from Austin, Texas, indie-pop group Hovvdy hit the stage at Baby G in Toronto on May 1, 2022, as part of their True Love tour. Hovvdy’s sound has a compelling softness to it, and even for the new listener, their…